Advance Auto Parts to build distribution center, create 200 jobs in La Vergne

WKRN web staff - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Advance Auto Parts, Inc. will begin building a 450,000 square foot distribution center in La Vergne.

Construction will begin in the beginning of 2016 and is expected to be completed in mid-2017.

Those interested in applying for a position can visit starting in March 2016 for more information.

Advance Auto Parts will invest $24.5 million and create more than 200 new jobs in Rutherford County, according to Governor Bill Haslam.

"We look forward to building a strong partnership with Advance in the years ahead as we strive to make Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs," he said.

The $24.5 million will go towards facility upgrades and equipment to create a "world class parts distribution center".

The center will provide parts, products distribution and logistics services to Advance's company-operated stores, commercial customers and independently owned Carquest stores in the company's Southeast area of operations.

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